Healthy lifestyle is closely related to wellness. Wellness
refers to a fine balance of the mind-body and spirit
that would result in a person’s overall feeling of well
being. It is an integration of physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual,
social, environmental and occupational aspects
of life. It is commonly conceptualized in the following 7
Maintaining a flexible
and aerobically fit body; active prevention of body
injury and illness; pursuit of healthy eating habits
applied to social, cultural and political issues;
exploratory appreciation of creative arts.
and expression of emotions; development of a realistic
Clear purpose of
life; awareness of values and beliefs as related
communication; acceptance of human diversities;
interest in friendship networking and community
Capability to live
in a clean and safe environment that is not detrimental
Setting of career
goals; adequate job search skills; career planning
The WELLNESS module is one of the core components
of the Healthy Lifestyle Course to enhance understanding of
your wellness. Events include:
Online Intake Survey: You will obtain 1 course hour attendance
for this required component.
Health & Fitness Assessments for you to understand your current health and fitness conditions: You will obtain a total of 2 course hours attendance for this required component.
Online Wellness Assessments (HLQ & DASS) through which wellness measurement tools will be used to help you understand your performance in different dimensions of wellness and further enhance your personal development. You will receive 1 course hour attendance (40-minute and 20-minute recordrespectively for completing the HLQ and the DASS) for this required component.
Online Exit Survey to collect views about your first year experience at HKUST for a better quality of undergraduate education. You will receive1 course hour attendance for this required component.